Author: Kelley Gibson

Working for a Non-Profit While Building Your Own: Umbar’s Story

May 26, 2017 Kelley Gibson News 0 Comments

Our Spring 2017 intern, Umbar Kassa, as a lot on her plate. A Senior at York College of Pennsylvania, one of the founding members of the non-profit the Explorative Learning Association seeking to revolutionize education and community discussion, and now tasked with helping the Cultural Alliance spread the word about our 2017 Impact Arts Conference during her internship, […]

PPA Project Stream Grants Now Available!

May 2, 2017 Kelley Gibson News 0 Comments

The Cultural Alliance of York County Announces PPA Project Stream Grants Available 2017-2018 PPA Project Stream Grants are NOW OPEN and accepting applications for arts-related projects in Adams, Fulton, Franklin, and York Counties. PPA Project Stream is a funding opportunity of the Pennsylvania Partners in the Arts (PPA), a regionalized funding program of the Pennsylvania […]

Call To Action: Help Fight the Elimination of Arts Funding

March 17, 2017 Kelley Gibson News 0 Comments

  The Cultural Alliance of York County works diligently to ensure that York is a place where the arts are an integral component of economic growth and development, tourism, education and everyday life, thanks to our many supporters and donors. Yesterday, the White House released its proposed budget to Congress officially recommending full termination of […]

2017 Creative Impact Awards Announced!

March 13, 2017 Kelley Gibson News 1 Comment

  The Cultural Alliance of York County is excited to announce the winners of the 2017 Creative Impact Awards. These awards help inspire children, energize neighborhoods, and create an interactive community in York County by funding arts-based projects/programs that impact our region by contributing to a thriving local economy, and creating a more connected community. […]

The Cultural Alliance of York County Announces New Leadership

December 22, 2016 Kelley Gibson News 0 Comments

The Cultural Alliance of York County is pleased to announce the election of new board officers and re-election of board leadership at the December, 2016 Board of Directors meeting. Board Chair – David Kennedy, Aspire Ventures Board Vice Chair – Anthony Campisi, President, Glatfelter Insurance Group Treasurer – Stephen Snyder, CPA, CCIFP, Stambaugh-Ness, PC Secretary […]

2017 Creative Impact Award Grant Application Now Open!

November 16, 2016 Kelley Gibson News 0 Comments

The Cultural Alliance of York County is currently accepting applications for its Creative Impact Awards Community Grants Program. The Creative Impact Awards Inspire Children, Energize Neighborhoods, and Create Community in York County by funding arts-based projects/programs that impact our region one of two key ways: Contributing to a thriving local economy, and creating a more […]

Take part in Poetry Out Loud!

November 7, 2016 Kelley Gibson News 0 Comments

    Regional Poetry Out Loud Contest Announced Are you interested in ways to inspire your students to love both written and oral language? Want to improve their public–speaking skills and confidence in using language?  Poetry Out Loud (POL) may be just the thing! Poetry Out Loud is a national recitation contest sponsored by the […]

Getting a Seat At The Table: The Importance of the Arts in Community Development

October 28, 2016 Kelley Gibson News 0 Comments

On Tuesday, October 25, 2016, the Cultural Alliance was honored to welcome Jamie Bennett to York. Jamie is the Executive Director of ArtPlace America, a partnership among 16 foundations, 8 federal agencies, and 6 financial institutions working to position art and culture as a core sector of community planning and development by investing in, researching, […]

Stop Pretending The Arts Don’t Matter

October 16, 2016 Kelley Gibson News 0 Comments

“Is anyone here an artist?” It’s a question I ask when I’m giving talks or presentations to groups around our community. Usually, only a few hands (if any) half-heartedly creep into the air and then disappear before anyone else around them can notice. “OK,” I’ll say. “How many like to photograph your children, your vacation, […]